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Discussion in 'Falls Creek' started by currawong, Dec 9, 2014.

  1. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    2006 would have have been dire without snowmaking. it only really snowed once. last weekend in july so it didn't look this bad on the same date

    gov is not totally ignoring tourism recovery here, but won't be top of their priority list
     
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  2. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    Someone on Instagram just got their Milch brownies.. :)
     
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  3. Rick Ross Da Boss

    Rick Ross Da Boss One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Keep munching that sht you’ll start to look like a brownie :p
     
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  4. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    Ha

    Not me, my order is coming this week...
     
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  5. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    18 August 1230pm
     
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  6. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    Thanks for the can again
     
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  7. Rick Ross Da Boss

    Rick Ross Da Boss One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Wtf?! Actual snow?:eek:
     
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  8. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    Yep i forgot what it looked like
     
  9. chriscross

    chriscross One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Tipped it would come this week!
    So let it snow.
     
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  10. Sadie

    Sadie Chk Chk Boom Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    :wave:
     
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  11. snowgum

    snowgum One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah who’d ‘ve guessed? That stuff really is white - just as the ‘Welshos’ described! :p:D
     
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  12. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    #2612 Mister Tee on XC Skis, Aug 19, 2020
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  13. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    The Optus tower on the oversnow building is now getting more 4G capacity. This tower services most of the village and struggle with data speeds in the evenings.. So next year hopefully data speeds will be good in the Village.
     
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  14. emkae

    emkae One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    This day in 2019...


     
  15. snowgum

    snowgum One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    That’s cruel! I thought it was 2020 for a second! :confused:
    Doh! :D
     
  16. emkae

    emkae One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    snowgum One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Much less cruel! :cool::p:D:thumbs::):skier::skis::snowboarder::emoji_snowman2::emoji_snowflake::emoji_snowman::emoji_camping::emoji_aerial_tramway:
     
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  18. emkae

    emkae One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bogong Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    About bloody time. It's about 10 weeks too late. :blb:
     
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  20. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    42 weeks and 5 days too early....
     
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  21. Sadie

    Sadie Chk Chk Boom Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oh this is just painful
     
  22. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    Yes, a bit of skiing would cheer all of us Melb. people up.
     
  23. rowdyflat

    rowdyflat One of Us Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    shows what a waste instagram is ?
    That snow may as well be in Mongolia `for all the good it does.F U Falls Creek.
     
  24. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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  25. Rick Ross Da Boss

    Rick Ross Da Boss One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Is that your penthouse cam @skiflat? :cool:
     
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  26. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    Haha nah
     
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  27. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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  28. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    30+ cms ?
     
  29. Auska

    Auska Hard Yards

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    FC are reporting 37cm
     
  30. Sadie

    Sadie Chk Chk Boom Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    I just cried a little
     
  31. Auska

    Auska Hard Yards

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    More than a little in my case
     
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  32. Sadie

    Sadie Chk Chk Boom Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    If I didn’t have to hold my shit together to try and work, I’d be rocking back and forth in a corner.
     
  33. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    "Every time I see the Falls Creek snow cam . I cry a little , die a little"
    :emoji_musical_score::emoji_violin::emoji_musical_keyboard::cry::(
     
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  34. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    This is the first winter in a very long time , for me and like you and for many other people here, in which skiing has been a TOTAL NO GO. It is a healthy outlet for self realization and fun. We will be back at Falls Creek on planks in 2021 !!.
     
  35. Sadie

    Sadie Chk Chk Boom Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Everyone has their own stress in life. As a tax agent, this is a very busy time of year for me and getting to the snow allows my brain to shut off from work for the weekend. It’s my outlet, like it is for so many others.
    Sometimes you take it for granted.
     
  36. nezumi

    nezumi One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    I hear you on that.
    Financial planning compliance worker, currently awaiting redundancy payout from Big 4 bank
    New bub just past 3 months old
    Was very much looking to a week at the snow with my 4 year old, then with a friend, but it just wasn't happening this year.
     
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  37. emkae

    emkae One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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  38. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    People I know who are couch potatoes who do not ski, surf, bushwalk, ocean/pool distance swim and cycle just do not get it in terms of how confined/deprived us skiers are this winter.
    Some of them are happy that they can go 5 kms from their front door. That is much further than they ever have gone!.

    Anyway back to Falls Creek and skiing....... This web cam link for the Rover Chalet on Bogong High Plains is very interesting and will come in handy in future.
    https://bogongwebcam.gunther.com.au/
     
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  39. Bogong

    Bogong Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    They didn't even bother to put the rope on the tow this year. I guess that isn't surprising.

    [​IMG]
     
  40. Rick Ross Da Boss

    Rick Ross Da Boss One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Does that thing still run? I’ve haven’t seen the rope on there the last couple of years
     
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  41. Bogong

    Bogong Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I have no idea, but I hope so. I know it was out of action for a couple of years after the 2003 fires, but they got it going again.

    BTW. Almost every operator takes the rope off nutcracker tows over summer, so people are only going to see the rope on a tow in winter, never summer.
     
  42. chriscross

    chriscross One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I don't think anyone has been (allowed) up there this season. There was some discussion about this a month or more ago.
     
  43. Rick Ross Da Boss

    Rick Ross Da Boss One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    The only time I’ve been out there is winter :thumbs:
    Nice rock band at the top and sweet little run under it
     
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    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    Avoided checking the cams all day today

    Thought it would be good to check now..



    A stiff drink may help
     
  45. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    The FOMO is building. The lack of snow all ski season seems to be over correcting itself at the most inopportune time of this woeful year.
    :-0
     
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    Xplora One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    It is actually not FOMO when everyone else is missing out as well. FOMO is a more of a millennials issue and refers to a need to be included for fear of missing out on something that happens or is said. Sorry, just bored. Waiting for the weather to clear so I can go out for a ski.
     
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  47. Scott No Mates Ver 1.1

    Scott No Mates Ver 1.1 Addicted

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    Those pictures are enuf to make me cry too.... At least we still have the NSW slopes (not that I'm heading down that way either).

    @Mister Tee on XC Skis - Do you need to hoof it on XC skis to get to that lodge in Winter
     
  48. rowdyflat

    rowdyflat One of Us Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    Yeah finally a decent fall though the bushes on the summit arent covered, so no consolidation of base will occur until one thaw freeze.
     
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    nezumi One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    I'd say FOMO is less of a "millennial's issue" and more of an issue that has been named *by* millennials - you can't tell me that there aren't boomers sitting at home wishing that they could give that grey nomad thing a go.
     
  50. Rick Ross Da Boss

    Rick Ross Da Boss One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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